Stampede | June 2020

Welcome to the Mama Elephant Design Team blog hop!

Our newest release is now live and available for purchase in the store!

I’m sure you can imagine how excited I was just reading “Little Agenda Spaceship” for the first time, and when I saw the stamps I got even more excited! So, I pre-colored a whole bunch of images from the stamp set – if you want to see the colors I used, you can find a color map at the bottom of the post.

For today’s project, I created a fun circle slider card on a galaxy background. 

I started by inking up my background using purple, yellow and turquoise and a whole lot of dark blue and black ink. Then I splattered it with white and silver paint to create the stars. After it had dried completely, I cut it out using the Basic Rectangles dies and then two of the circles from Basic Circles to create the slider track. Using the rectangle piece as a guide I glued down the “frame” piece directly to the card base. Then I popped up the smallest circle using foam tape – make sure the tape is not too close to the edge of the circle, as a coin needs to be able to move along the track.
I placed the coin in the track and then popped up the rectangle pieces as well, before adding the space ship with the bunny inside to the coin using a small foam circle.

Then I added the earth and moon inside the smallest circle and surrounded them with stars. 

For the sentiment, I stamped the “I love you to the moon and back” from Wish upon a star on the banner from the Basic Set, and added it with a bit of foam tape. Then I added the little astronaut and more stars.

Totally in love with how the space ship goes around and around the card!

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Check out the rest of the hop for amazing inspiration from our Design Team!

To celebrate the new release, Mama Elephant is picking 3 winners to win their choice of stamp set! Winners will be chosen at random from the collective blogs in the Stampede. You have up to 4 chances to qualify to win!

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Each action qualifies for one entry, max 4 entries per stampeder please!

Vera Rhuhay | Mette Witus | Amy Yang

51 thoughts on “Stampede | June 2020

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  1. Wowza, your galaxy BG is just stunning and the new critters
    are so perfect with it – and adorable!


  2. Thank you for providing the copic colors which is so helpful for a beginner like me. I love the background that you created; I hope to be that good some day.


  3. Adorable card — your background is amazing. I have a four year old grandson who would love that one!


  4. This card is absolutely amazing! So adorable and I really appreciate how you share the copic colors you used and details like that too. I always appreciate learning new copic combos from fellow crafters.



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